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  • Britain and Commonwealth , Cold war

    Scimitar FV107

    The Scimitar is part of the CVRT range of light fast vehicles introduced to replace armoured cars in the British army. With it’s high speed and powerful 30mm Rarden cannon the Scimitar acts as a reconnasance vehicle for both armoured and infantry formations.

  • Britain and Commonwealth , Cold war

    Scorpion FV101

    The Alvis Scorpion was the first of the CVRT range of light fast vehicles introduced to replace armoured cars in the British army from 1973. With it’s high speed and accurate 76mm gun the Scorpion acted as the eyes of the army. In the 1980s it began to be supplimented and eventually replaced by the Scimitar and SabreĀ  in British …

  • Cold war , Middle East

    ZSU-23-4 SHILKA

    The ZSU 23-4 Shilka came as a shock to NATO on it’s introduction in 1965. The Shilka was an automated all weather SPAAG that would prove devastating to low flying aircraft. The 4x23mm cannon able to deliver upto 4000rpmĀ  would also go on to prove effective in the ground support role. Successfully exported to many nations around the world and …

  • Britain and Commonwealth , Cold war

    Landrover WOMBAT

    In the 1960s the landrover was adapted to carry the powerful 120mm WOMBAT anti-tank gun. In continued in service even after the introduction of anti tank missiles up until the 1980s as a reserve weapon. It also remained in service with the Berlin Brigade, as ATGM were of limited use in built up areas.

  • Cold war , Middle East

    GAZ69 jeep (x2)

    Soviet built 4×4 “jeep” widely used throughout the Soviet block and allied nations. Produced from 1952 to 1975 and still in service in the 80s, Used in a similar way to the US jeep. Functions inluded: command transport, recon. FO, casualty evacution and support weapon transport. (2 models included)

  • Cold war , Middle East

    M51 Super Sherman 105L44

    Israeli development of the Sherman using a modified French 105mm gun from the AMX30 MBT and more powerful US diesel engine. These saw action in the 6 day war(1967) and Yom Kippur (1973)

  • Cold war , Middle East

    BMP-1

    Soviet Infantry Fighting Vehicle deployed in 1967. It was first used in combat in the 1973 Yom Kippur war by Egypt and Syria with mixed results. It gave infantry armoured transport and close support with it’s unique 73mm GROM gun and longer range tank defence with the Sagger missile system. To keep the vehicle amphibious the armour had to remain …